Mine Systems Engineers

Rio Tinto - 30+ days ago
Rio Tinto

Mine Systems Engineers 


Great opportunity to join our high-tech team supporting some of the most leading-edge mining technology
Excellent work environment where people are valued and respected
Permanent opportunity – FIFO to various sites across the Pilbara on an 8/6 roster from Perth

About the role

All progress begins with pioneers. At Rio Tinto, it begins with you.

We are looking for a Mine Systems Engineers to be part of a team of engineering, software and technical professionals supporting Rio Tinto’s high-tech Iron Ore business.

This is a great opportunity to grow your career in high tech mining systems such as Autonomous Haulage, Autonomous Drilling Asset Health Systems, Fleet Management Systems, Machine Guidance Systems, structural monitoring applications, wireless and cellular communications platforms, and associated communications infrastructure.

Reporting to the Superintendent Mining Systems, and working in an exciting and collaborative environment within our Global IS&T Operations team, you will:


Provide technical services and subject matter expertise in the areas of project delivery, sustainable product improvements and execution within Mining Systems applications of Mine Monitoring and Control
Manage a high workload with competing deadlines
Maintaining working relationships with team members and end users to facilitate a culture of shared knowledge and common processes
Creating and maintaining documentation for the systems and applications support
Adhering to change management processes
Trouble shoot issues and resolve issues using a systematic approach
Facilitating transition to support activities from project to operational support teams

What you’ll bring


A commitment to the safety of yourself and your team
Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate with people at all levels of the organisation
A willingness to learn new technologies
An Information Technology, electronics or mechatronics background
Worked with control systems (highly desirable)
Previous experience in a mine production environment
Ability to keep a level head in an environment that can be periodically stressful

What we offer

Be recognised for your contribution, your thinking and your hard work, and go home knowing you’ve helped the world progress.


A work environment where safety is always the number one priority
A permanent position working directly for Rio Tinto
A competitive base salary reflective of your skills and experience with annual incentive program
Comprehensive medical benefits including subsidised private health insurance for employees and immediate family
Attractive share ownership plan
Company provided insurance cover
Extensive salary sacrifice & salary packaging options
Career development & education assistance to further your technical or leadership ambitions
Ongoing access to family-friendly health and medical wellbeing support
Leave for all of life’s reasons (vacation/annual, paid parental, sick leave)
Exclusive employee discounts (banking, accommodation, cars, retail and more)
Possible domestic relocation assistance

About Rio Tinto

Every idea, every innovation, every little thing the world calls ‘progress’ begins with a first step, and someone willing to take it: explorers, inventors, entrepreneurs and pioneers.

For nearly 150 years, Rio Tinto has been a company of pioneers – generations of people spanning the globe, all with the grit and vision to produce materials essential to human progress.

Our iron ore has shaped skylines from Shanghai to Sydney. Our aluminium – the world’s first to be certified “responsible” – helps planes fly and makes cars lighter. Our copper helps wind turbines power cities and our boron helps feed the world and explore the universe.

Our diamonds help us celebrate the best parts of life.

Where you will be working

Rio Tinto Information Systems and Technology (IS&T) operates to enable better alignment with customer priorities, end-to-end accountability and flexibility to prioritise critical work. The function provides solutions that are aligned with current and future business requirements through the development and ongoing delivery of IT strategy and solution roadmaps. Through appropriate governance, consultative processes, and the use of industry best practices, IS&T also ensures that emerging technologies and innovative ideas are constantly evaluated, considered, and adopted, to provide easy-to-use, best-in-class solutions and services.

Every Voice Matters

At Rio Tinto, we particularly welcome and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, the LGBTI+ community, mature workers, people with disabilities and people from different cultural backgrounds.

We are committed to an inclusive environment where people feel comfortable to be themselves. We want our people to feel that all voices are heard, all cultures respected and that a variety of perspectives are not only welcome – they are essential to our success. We treat each other fairly and with dignity regardless of race, gender, nationality, ethnic origin, religion, age, sexual orientation or anything else that makes us different.

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